Perennial forb or shrub to 20cm tall, rarely prostrate. Leaves alternating along the stems, 0.2-0.8cm long, 1-5mm wide, flat, hairy, with pointed tips. Flowers white to pink, bell-shaped, with 5 lobes, solitary at the bases of the leaves, forming short leafy spikes or heads at the ends of the stems.
Description and photo (as Cressa cretica) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 559
FloraBase photos: http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/photo/19565